English name�GSweetscented Basil
Latin name�GOcimun sanctum
Height: 24 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Environment: Full Sun/Moist, but Well Drained
Zones: All Regions of North America
Basil Cinnamon Ocimum Basilicum has distinctive cinnamon-colored stems, purple flowers tinged with bronze, and small to medium-sized, dark green leaves. Basil grows best in a sunny location, in moist, rich, well drained soil.
Basil Cinnamon Ocimum Basilicum has a strong cinnamon scent for a great tea. Pick the leaves and use fresh or dried in tomato dishes, pasta sauces, vegetables and soups. In addition to being used in all foods where basil has an impact, Cinnamon Basil is delightful as a tea or potpourri. The sweet flavor is excellent combined with other fruity flavored herbs. Combine with Italian basil for a flavorful variation to your favorite recipes. You can also use basil in the garden as a companion plant to repel aphids, mites, and tomato hornworms.
The plant attracts bees and butterflies.
Sow Inside: 6 weeks before transplanting outside
Sow Outside: Spring 1-2 weeks after last frost
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Days to Emerge: 7 to 14